STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Autism spectrum disorder pilot project passes Legislature
BISMARCK--The North Dakota Legislature has approved an autism spectrum disorder pilot program.
Senate Bill 2268 allows the Department of Human Services to use up to $200,000 for a regional autism spe... Posted on 4/20/11 at 1:49 PM
The recent washout of two holes at Jamestown Country Club won’t keep the state’s longest running charity golf tournament from happening next month.
The 29th Annual Anne Carlsen Center Benefit Golf Tournament will be played Aug. 6 at the Country Club, which had holes No. 6 and 7 washed away on Monday when a pond on a neighboring property washed out, sending water, rocks and debris across the course.
Beginning Feb. 11, clients of the Anne Carlsen Center will participate in a new delivery service aimed at helping the community.
“Lien On Me – Delivery” will match an ACC client, student or staff member with a person in the community who needs groceries or other items delivered to a specific address.
Marcy Peyerl doesn’t like staying put.
She zips on her wheelchair, Joan Jett blasting out of her portable iPod speakers. She prefers fast pontoon rides. Her special bicycle’s license plate says “Rock On Marcy.”
By Mila Koumpilova, Forum Communications Co.
, June 11, 2010
Anne Carlsen Center Assistive Technology Director Mark Coppin presented at the Apple Education Leadership Summit, an invitation-only event for educational leaders from throughout the United States, in April.
For students attending the Anne Carlsen Center and teens across the state with disabilities, the annual TechnoCamp creates opportunities. This year’s camp is scheduled to run from June 27 through July 2.
Dr. Seuss’ 106th birthday was on March 2. On that day, Dr. Seuss books were read across America acknowledging “Read Across America Day!”
Mary Schwartzkopf, aka “That Cat” (Mrs. James-town/N.D. America 2010) was one of those people. Schwartzkopf performed her own choreographed program of reading animation to students of the Montpelier Elementary School on March 2. Principal Mary Steele and teachers were part of the participation brought in by the Stutsman County Bookmobile. A half hour of dancing with the “Fidget Remover” (Schwartzkopf’s creation and choreography), readings from Dr. Seuss and The Cat in the Hat beanbag toss were included.
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